HOUSE BILL No. 6561

 

November 10, 2010, Introduced by Reps. Barnett and Miller and referred to the Committee on Agriculture.

 

     A bill to amend 1919 PA 339, entitled

 

"Dog law of 1919,"

 

(MCL 287.261 to 287.290) by adding section 10a.

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

     Sec. 10a. (1) A person who operates a large-scale commercial

 

breeding kennel shall apply to the county treasurer for a large-

 

scale commercial breeding kennel license.

 

     (2) The county treasurer may charge a reasonable fee for the

 

issuance of a large-scale commercial breeding kennel license under

 

subsection (1).

 

     (3) A person who obtains a large-scale commercial breeding

 

kennel license under subsection (1) shall comply with all of the

 

provisions concerning large-scale commercial breeding kennels as

 

provided in the puppy protection act.


 

     (4) As used in this section, "large-scale commercial breeding

 

kennel" means a kennel where more than 10 litters of puppies are

 

produced for sale as pets in a calendar year.

 

     Enacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect January

 

1, 2012.

 

     Enacting section 2. This amendatory act does not take effect

 

unless Senate Bill No.____ or House Bill No. 6562(request no.

 

07552'10) of the 95th Legislature is enacted into law.